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TCHRA Spring Conference 2016
TCHRA Spring Conference 2016
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Thursday, May 12, 2016

The Depot
425 S 2nd St
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, 55401

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Best Value
(on or before 4/1)
(after 4/1)

TCHRA Members

Member in Transition


TCHRA Student Members

Non Profit

Note: Full payment must accompany order to reserve your space.
If you are a non-profit or member in transition please contact the TCHRA office at to register.

Keynote Speakers

Ty Bennet

The Power of Influence and How Partnership is the New Leadership

Ty Bennett, Founder, Leadership, Inc.


The “TCHRA Talks” series is the 60-minute general lunch session for the TCHRA Spring Conference, starring 3 power-hitting executives from local large companies sharing what they believe their companies are doing best when it comes to HR. These short TED Talk style presentations are a unique learning and benchmarking experience for conference attendees.

Rosie Ward

Re-Humanizing the Workplace

Rosie Ward, PhD, MPH, MCHES, BCC, Certified Intrinsic Coach, Salveo Partners, LLC

Conference Schedule

(updated as of January 15, 2016)

*Vendor and exhibit hall will be open for networking throughout the conference

Session Tracks:

Business Management Talent Management Personal and Leadership Development HR Strategies




7:00 a.m.

Vendor and Exhibit Setup

7:30 a.m.

Registration, Breakfast, Networking

8:30 a.m.

Welcome to TCHRA

9:00 a.m.

Opening Keynote
The Power of Influence and How Partnership is the New Leadership

Ty Bennett, Founder, Leadership, Inc.

10:00 a.m.

Exhibitor Networking Break

10:15 a.m.

Breakout Round 1

The 3 + 3 of Experience Innovation: Transcending Corporate Challenges and Achieving Success

Matt Norman, Dale Carnegie Training

The Intersection of National Culture and Team Dynamics

Jeffrey Cookson, GPHR, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Language & Culture Worldwide, LLC

Accountability as Development Tool, not Scare Tactic or Punishment

Carolien Moors, HardTalk Biz Coaching

Social Media Lab: Putting Social Tools to Work for You

Tiffany Kuehl, SHRM-CP, Versique Search & Consulting

11:15 a.m.

Luncheon Keynote:

12:55 p.m.

Exhibitor Networking Break

1:05 p.m.

Breakout Round 2

How to Motivate Employees While Attaining Bottom-line Results with Strategic Plan Offerings

Steve Purkapile, HUB International
Michelle Clark, HUB International

Fearless Performance Reviews: Transforming Performance Reviews into Coaching Conversations

Jeffrey L Russell, Russell Consulting, Inc.

Influence Strategies: What Human Resource Leaders Need to Know!

Regina Barr, President, Red Ladder, Inc.

Rewards & Risks of HR Technology

Kate Bischoff, Zelle Hofmann

2:05 p.m.

Exhibitor Networking Break

2:20 p.m. Breakout Round 3

Strategic Thinking: Making Yourself Valuable to Your C-Suite

Jill J. Johnson, MBA, Johnson Consulting Services

Introversion in the Workplace: Unleashing "Quietly Brilliant" Employees in Your Organization

Lynette Crane, MA, Certified Life Coach, Creative Life Changes

Create High Quality Connections at Work and Increase Your Leadership Impact

Shelley R Robbins,PhD, MBA, Capella University

Value on Investment: Paradigm Shift of Employee Engagement

Lindsay Steckler, HUB International
Meagan Tyson, HUB International

3:20 p.m.

Exhibitor Networking Break

3:35 p.m.

Closing Keynote
Re-Humanizing the Workplace

Rosie Ward, PhD, MPH, MCHES, BCC, Certified Intrinsic Coach, Salveo Partners, LLC

4:35 p.m.

Closing, Prizes and Happy Hour

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Thank You to Our Sponsors

As of April 26, 2016

Keynote Sponsor

United Health Group Logo

Lanyard Sponsor

Sunrise Bank Logo

Breakfast Sponsor


Lunch Sponsor

Fidelity Investments Logo

Breakout Sponsor

Relocation Today Logo

Breakout Sponsor

Ameritas Logo

Breakout Sponsor

Talent Wise Logo

Breakout Sponsor

Visier Logo

Bag Sponsor

Ultimate Software

Parking Sponsor


Wireless Sponsor


Bag-Insert Sponsor

Advance IT Minnesota

Bright Horizons Family Solutions


2016 Exhibitors

Legacy Event Productions MRA



University of Minnesota- Twin Cities

Under the Weather


Thank You to Our Strategic Partner


Robert Half Management Resources Logo


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Event Credits:

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